Winter Warming Incentive

Financial assistance is available for low-to-moderate-income Islanders to make their homes more energy efficient in winter. The Winter Warming Incentive provides free air sealing and other energy-efficient upgrades to a residence including: 

  • Installing a programmable thermostat,
  • Installing a low-flow shower head,
  • Providing a voucher for a free heating system cleaning (up to $115 value),
  • Providing ENERGY STAR® LED light bulbs.

Simple measures can a have a big impact on the amount of heat lost in your home. Savings can vary from $250 to $650 per year in heating costs, depending on the amount of efficiency upgrades completed, the size and current condition of your home, and the type of heating system being used.

How do I apply?

Eligible applicants are invited to click the blue button below to apply online.

Or you can print and fill out the application form or visit efficiencyPEI for more information. 

If you are eligible, we will reach out to schedule a visit to your home to provide your upgrades.

Am I eligible for Winter Warming assistance?

You are eligible for the Winter Warming Rebate if:

  • You are a resident of PEI with a total household income of $50,000 or less
  • You own and live in the residence or pay the total heating costs if you rent 
  • The property is your primary residence or a year-round rental property
  • You haven't received help from Winter Warming in the last five years for this property, and
  • You agree to the efficiencyPEI Winter Warming Incentive terms and conditions.

What do I need to complete the online form?

You will be asked to provide complete identity, income and property information including:

  • Full name and contact information
  • Civic address and property tax number
  • Proof of income, i.e. July GST Credit Notice showing net family income, marital status, and province of residence. Make sure the notice you upload includes the front page with name/address and the second page with family income and marital status. Visit the Canada Revenue Agency for more information about the GST/HST Notice

Example of the front page of a GST/HST notice

If you are having trouble submitting the online form, visit our submitting online forms and resizing photos for online forms pages for tips.

Energy efficiency incentives are a cost-shared with the Government of Canada under the Low Carbon Economy Fund.